Gardaí seize €850k worth of illegal tobacco and alcohol

Gardaí in Co Louth have seized a large quantity of tobacco and un-distilled alcohol in Dundalk.

Gardaí from the regional support units and the Revenue Customs Service helped local officers to carry out a planned early morning search of a premises at Proleek, Ravensdale.

Tobacco, empty pouches, equipment for sealing pouches and boxes of cigarettes were uncovered.

Alcohol labels and 60 litres of what appears to be un-distilled alcohol were also found.

The value of the haul is being estimated at €850,000.

The scene has been sealed off while investigations continue. No arrests have yet been made.

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